Posts from July 2016

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Homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Blessed are the Poor! One time back in Colombia, I went to the airport to meet a friend who was coming for a visit. He arrived with two small bags, one of which he handed to me. This was a gift that had been given to him and which he was passing on to me. […]

Homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Our Father In today’s gospel, Jesus teaches his disciples and us how to pray.  We begin by addressing God as “Our Father.” Saint Therese, the Little Flower, describes this greeting as “a cry of recognition that surges from the heart.”  Just like a child:  “Father!”  Then we confidently ask him for the things we need […]

Storm Damage to the Parish House

by Joy Rastiello

Storm Damage Update As many of you know, over the past month we have been working on the much needed and long overdue repairs to the Parish House. Within the last three weeks we replaced the roof, replaced four windows and painted the exterior of the house. Unfortunately, last Friday’s storm has caused major structural […]

Homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

The Good Samaritan In today’s gospel, a lawyer questions Jesus about gaining eternal life. This scholar knows all the answers and wants to test Jesus. He knows the exact words of the Law: “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and […]

St E’s Welcomes you

by Joy Rastiello

We would like to welcome you to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish…watch this short video and find out a little bit about us.

Homily for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

The Peace messengers Three years ago when I started learning English, I became fascinated by some phrases and idioms that sounded funny to me. One of those words was “wannabe”. A wannabe is a person who wants, wishes and tries to be a certain type of person. He just doesn’t have what it takes. Last […]